The UC Irvine MPP Program seeks applicants from a wide variety of educational backgrounds who meet the following requirements:

  • Demonstrated passion for learning and helping to solve social problems
  • Interest in multi-disciplinary studies
  • Self-motivated and able to work collaboratively with others

The online application system for Fall 2017 will re-open on September 1, 2016 although we will not begin reviewing applications until January 2017. Admissions will be based on a rolling basis.

Extended Deadline: May 1, 2017 (Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis; we encourage students to submit applications as soon as possible)

Applications must be submitted to the UC Irvine Graduate Division no later than May 1, 2017 for admission in the following fall.

Learn how you can apply!


Please mail official transcripts to:

University of California, Irvine

School of Social Ecology (Attn: Ariel Folkerts)

5306 Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway

Irvine, CA 92697-7050